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now. >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm erin como. we say happy friday to you. today is juneing. >> we got a look at your weather and traffic with you, traffic and the gary mcgrady doing weather. gary. >> are you ready for something. >> a little something something. >> a little tease. >> gorgeous this morning. home 50's in the suburbs went warm up into the 80's, lots of sunshine. >> good news there. how about on the roads. >> great news as well. traffic is flowing in maryland, virginia and district right now but we know you got you covered in that changes. >> let's get to the news at 4:30. breaking news from the trump administration. it is asking the supreme court to reinstate at the president's controversial travel ban. the justice department filed an emergency motion last night. >> that's right and the it comes as world leaders respond to the president's decision to remove the u.s. from the paris climate agreement. fox's jackie ibanez has more. >> reporter: immigration back on the
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the administration announcing they filed two emergency motions with the supreme court. after two federal courts blocked it from taking effect. saying the executive order that created the ban was discriminatory but administration continues to insist it's about public safety, not islam phobia. >> the fact is that in those countries we have very little ability to actually verify, vet the people coming out of those countries. >> reporter: the news came hours after president trump announced america's it were drawl from the paris climate accord drawing intensely negative reactions. >> it is a huge mistake and future generations will look back on this day as one of the worst things that's happened in the 21st century. >> reporter: but the president says he's not against improving the environment, he just wants a better deal for the u.s. and he's inviting world leaders back to the bargaining
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whether or not a new deal gets made, the administration is casting the withdrawal as a win for american workers. >> the american people get it all the way through the decision today to withdraw from the paris climate accord. this is a president who is fighting for the american people. >> reporter: democrats point out the u.s. can't formally withdraw from the accord until 2020 at the earliest and they're expecting climate change to be a major issue in the next presidential election. in new york, jackie ibanez fox news. >> several cities showing support for the environment by eliminating green lights in d.c. in d.c. a green light shined outside the wilson building. the top of the world trade center was lit in green and in boston its city hall also hit in green. the light represents the city's commitment to combating climate change. >> happening today, the pal pennsylvania man arrested on weapons charges in d.c. will be back in court. bryan moles made his first a
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a judge has ordered him to stay in an undisclosed hotel. he's banned from going near the white house and the trump hotel. he was charged with unlawful possession and transportation of a firearm. happening dag in montgomery county, a high school security guard charged with allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old girl will face a judge this morning. 57-year-old mark yantos works at richard montgomery high school and is on leave because of these allegations. >> secretary of education betsy devosological visit a southeast d.c. elementary school. she'll stop by eagle academy public charter school and meet with teachers and staffs about the department's disability education act. devos will arrive at 8:30 this morning. >> in the district mayor muriel bowser will recognize national gun violence awareness day. it's an inn a rather unique way. she will help install a man made bird's nest at the anacostia river center that was
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taken by illegal guns recovered by d.c. police. the national cathedral in d.c. is also marking the day. the front of the cathedral will be lit up in orange in honor of those killed by gun violence. the cathedral will ring its bell 93 times at 9:00 to honor the number of americans killed by guns every day. >> senior member of congress wants the justice department to investigate what she calls an uptick in racial threats at the national museum of african-american history and culture. congresswoman sheila jackson lee's request comes after a noose was found in the museum's gallery and display on segregation. this incident comes as hate crimes continue popping up across the country and here at home. there's surveillance video of the suspect but it has not been released. >> ♪ 4:34 is the time right now. let's get over to gary mcgrady and talk about the weather. did i mention that we're going to bowie for a zip trip. >> you did. >> and we should have sunshine. >> it's going to be gorgeous. >> they brought a str
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i keep saying they're going have to beat that. >> they will. >> i didn't get to go to bowie last year. this is going to be my first time there. i'm excited. >> it's amazing. >> they're going to double the attendance, that's my prediction, they'll double at this time. it's going to be a crazy mob scene out there in a good way. here's what's happening out there. satellite and radar, look at the clouds, the rain, all that stays to the south of us, it stays to the south of us today t looks like it stays to the south of us tomorrow and sunday is looking even better p there was a concern earlier in the week that sunday we were going to be in for some pretty good rain. looks like things continue to change just a little bit and make our sun better at least weather-wise. 65 degrees right now in town but look at the suburbs especially north and west. pretty chilly out there. gaithersburg has dropped down 52 degrees. the air got drier and the humidity got pushed to the south and so with low dewpoints overnight temperatures especially again out in the suburbs have really been allowed to get pretty
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this is here in town at 11 o'clock. 82 at 2 o'clock. we're going to reach about 83, 84 for a high today. should see good amounts of sunshine and dry. just a few high clouds here or there later on this afternoon. so, there's your forecast. we'll be talking more about the weekend through the morning hours. right now let's get to erin como who is putting her traffic hat on. >> that's right. if you're heading out in foggy bottom earlier barricade situation has cleared out. we'll let you know if anything starts to slow us down again but traffic flowing freely there. 66 looking good. 95ly from virginia problem free. hey, 50 in bowie is nice and quiet. problem free on our way to bwi reagan national and dulles. if you have early flight, enjoy. >> 4:36 is the time. hey, we're kicking off the weekend with our second fox5 zip trip of the season. today we'll be in bowie,
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center starting at 6 o'clock from 6:00 to 11:00 a.m. who is going to be there? >> tucker barnes is kicking things off beginning next hour. >> that's right. and then who else is coming. >> then the one and only wisdom martin. [laughter] >> the big star. >> i don't know about all of that. >> who else. >> holly morris. >> and who else. >> i'll be there. >> come out to bowie town center for our second zip trip 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. today. we'll see that you. >> it takes a lot to get you laugh before 5:00 a.m. i'll consider that a job well done. >> still ahead the major event they'll sponsors for the first time ever. >> later a fox5 exclusive. one local school district while shelling out some serious cash to keep teachers on leave and out of the classroom. >> ♪ >> fox5 news morning is coming back after this. time right now is 4:37. 64 degrees is the temperature t back in a moment.
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>> ♪ >> 4:39 and we're back with a look at what's trending. first up, fake ice posters recently popped up in a southwest district neighborhood. the posters claimed to be sanctuary city notices telling people it is a crime to harbor or conceal illegal aliens. it provides a number for the customs border protection hotline. ice says it didn't post the fliers. yesterday d.c. mayor muriel bowser tweeted to tear the fliers down and reaffirmed that d.c. is a sanctuary city. >> next up, despite the vocal outrage aren't the strong reaction from some groups to policies and rhetoric made by president trump, the secret service says the numbers of threats against him are about the same as the last several presidents. the news comes in light of recent outrage sparked after comedian kathy griffin was strongly condemned for posting holding a likeness of the
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head. >> kathy griffin has apparently had enough of you bullying following that stunt. according to her lawyer she's going to hold a press conference to decry the bullying she's received from the trump family. she says she'll announce the new motivation behind that photo shoot. >> ground making move by the nfl. they'll sponsor a gay pride event in the city. the team has joined forces with venice pried the organization behind a huge block party there. the team spokesperson says the rams are proud to stand in alignment with the lgbt community. they made history when they drafted michael sam the first openly gay player top enter the nfl draft. >> the battle for the stanley cup seems to be making its way off the ice, well, sort of. pittsburgh penguins fans caught the ear of the predators fans when a pittsburgh fish market refused to sell catfish to predators fans. so, now a fish market in nashville, they're giving
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catfsh away to their fans. anybody that has a ticket can get a free catfish. the predators trail two games to none in a best of seven against the penguins. we both spent some time in nashville. they have their traditions. [laughter] >> not only is it friday, this is exciting news, wisdom, its also national doughnut day. how you can score the amazing breakfast treat for free ahead. >> a midair scare. a plane forced to turn around after takeoff after its engine catches fire. we've got the details on what prompted the ordeal in the first place. >> stick with us. fox5 news morning will be right back after this. warming up today. already 64 degrees. gary mcgrady will have a check of the forecast coming up. >> ♪ rinreliable energy... creating jobs for our veterans... helping those in need save money on their energy bills. it takes 16,000 dominion energy employees doing the job. and now, dominion energy is investing $15 billion to build and upgrade our electric and natural gas infrastructure...
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> right now on fox5 news morning a fox5 exclusive. why one maryland school system is shelling out millions of dollars to keep teachers out of the classroom. >> and a new national spelling bee champion is crowned right here at national harbor. the board that got her the big win is just ahead. >> live look outside on this friday, the second day of june. weather and traffic coming u first we want to same thanks for joining us. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm erin como. you can say it again. it's friday. >> all right. gary mcgrady is here to talk about the forecast and how good things are going to look once it warms up from the
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little chill in the air. >> this is one of those days you start off maybe in some cases with a light jacket because we got lower 50's out there in the suburbs and then we warm up low, mid 80's before it's all said and done. you start off cool and then end up warm and that's kind of indicative of a very low relative humidity or very dry environment because the drier air is a lot more efficient in cooling off and it's a lot more efficient in heating up as well because you're not heating up all that extra water vapor;, or cooling it off nor matter p reagan national 6565. bwi marshall 57 degrees. little bit more in the way of temperatures across the region this morning. gaithersburg is still at 52 degrees. the chilly spot this morning, annapolis is gorgeous at 63. were runs that sun comes up it's going to be gorgeous out there i promise you. temperatures throw mid 80's. kind of depends on where you are. maybe a few upper 70's out there. certainly closer to the water but i
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bowie. >> yes. >> bowie beautiful. >> that's what we like to hear. >> we're going there for a zip trip today from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. >> not a coincidence my end. myfriend. >> it's a party and a zip trip. traffic flowing fine on 395 past king street. both directions south and northbound past the pentagon looking good. we'll forward our cameras along and show you the roads. very light volume in maryland and virginia on all majors. picking up a bit on 66 eastbound by sudley road. nothing too shocking. no major delays yet. just more folks hitting the road. we'll show you what else you're facing. i love all the green we're seeing for this friday morning. gary says pleasant forecast and i say pleasant start to the friday commute. the rest of our majors in maryland, 270, the outer loop, 95 t-baltimore-washington parkway are in the clear. as we forward things along we can show that you
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clear on 50 if you're headed out to bowie earlier this morning and there's that look at 95 northbound. no problems from dale city to the beltway. metro service is picking up at 5 o'clock and we're just dealing with safe track impacting the orange line. more on metro right now. we are tracking metro and metro transit police are trying to track down the suspects in a brutal assault caught on surveillance video. it happened in april at the waterfront station. a woman says she was knocked to the ground by a group of people and then kicked in the face. if you recognize these suspects, you're asked to please call metro police. >> happening now in anne arrundel county the search continues for a killer. this comes after a man and a woman were found shot to death in shady side early yesterday morning. police say the victims were in a relationship and have lived on a house boat in the rock hold creek area. the motive for the shooting is unclear. >> now to a fox5 exclusive. fox5 was first to tell you about the nearly 800 prince george's county school
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while allegations of abuse and misconduct were investigated. >> since then we've learned that the school district is spending millions just to keep staffers on leave. fox5's annie yu joins us live with the details. annie. >> reporter: wisdom and erin, right now the district is paying out big bucks, we're talking millions of dollars to keep te teachers and staffers on leave. we are first to tell you about the nearly 800 school district employees placed on leave while allegations had of abuse and misconduct were being investigated. when will staff members are put on leave, that is required by law not to mention the majority have been cleared. the school district has paid nearly $10 million to staff school on leave this year up the new policies on reporting o abuse cases has meant hundreds of employees on le
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drivers have to report to work as usual and just sit around. we have videos of bus drivers passing time playing cards and watching television. one driver says it's like being in jail and the district provided a written statement to us and the it says in "in that recent years prince george's county public schools has increased our focus on protecting every child. the number of employees on administrative leave is substantially higher due to that heightened emphasis ." admin leave pay has increased. pcgps is required to pay these salaries. a school district employee says -- spokeswoman says changes to its student safety admin policies will be announced this month along with additional training and other systemic changes. more to come on this. stay tuned and lindsey watts will hopefully bring that to you as we learn more updates on this story. back to you erin and wisdom. >> thank you annie. we're getting word of a power outage in northeast d.c. it's about 150
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the dark and the area behind union station. >> pepco is working on the problem but no indication right now of when the lights are going to come back on. we're going to stay on top of this story. >> in other news the nation's newest spelling beam champ officially crowned at national harbor. coming up the winning word the 12-year-old had to spell. >> the trump administration making a major announcement overnight in its fight to reinstate the travel ban. >> ♪ stick with us. fox5 news morning back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> 4:53. new this morning there's a new top dog when it comes to spelling. >> the scripps national spelling bee finals were held last night at the national harbor
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girl stole the show. >> marcaine m-a-r-o-c-a-i-n-e- >> that is 12-year-old ananya vinay. she took home the trophy and more than $40,000 last night at national harbor. the virginia native finished in the top 10. >> we say congratulations to them. that is no easy task. well, 4:54 and guess what, wisdom. >> what's that. >> today is national doughnut day. and to celebrate dunkin' donuts is offering a free classic doughnut with the purchase of any beverage. it first began in 1938 to honor when i'm served doughnuts to soldiers during world war i. typically celebrated on the first friday of june. the most popular doughnut flavor in the u.s. is glazed followed by boston cream and chocolate filled. >> my favorite is the pde
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>> can't eat that. >> why. >> i'm on a diet. >> he's not on a diet. >> it's national doughnut day t you can have one. >> i'm goodly. >> are you serious. >> can't take this body to the beach eating doughnuts. [laughter] all right, i wi i will eat t doughnut for you. >> he's messing with you people, just so you know, he's messing with you this morning. only 5:00 a.m. he's just springing you. here's what's going on. wisdom martin does not diet. 55 to 65 degrees below -- blow p-, 55 to 65 degrees before school but with the kiddos out there, lots of sunshine. the visibilities this morning are up. you know the last couple of mornings we've been dealing with lowered visibility but distrvisibilities are greater tn 10 miles this morning. it looks really nice out there today. yesterday was great. today's going to be great. the way it's looking, too, tomorrow isot
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too terribly bad. just so you know. there's your bus stop forecast. temperatures today topping out about 82 to 84 degrees or so. erin como. >> all right, well, right now, gary, 4:56 and we'll move over to a look at the roads and we're seeing such pleasant conditions. green all over chevy chase bethesda problem free in landover hills. i'll love what we're seeing in bowie if you're heading out to the zip trip early maybe you want to say hello to tucker barnes when he gets out to the bowie zip trip at 6:00 a.m. this morning. things in crofton looking good. alexandria fairfax vienna. love what we're snowing dale city 95 to the beltway cruising. a tiny red zone across the occoquan. just a little bit of volumebit e a big slowdown just yet. 66 also quiet through manassas in centreville. no issues by the vienna metro station and as metro service picks up at 5:00 a.m. all rails are on time except for safe track impacting the orange lineally. 4
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straight ahead an overnight barricade situation in the district is now over. the ordeal prompted several street closures. we've got the latest on what you need to know. >> the fallout continues after a noose was that found inside the african-american history and culture museum in d.c. now a member of congress is asking the justice department to investigate. >> all right. stay with us. we're only just beginning. fox5 news morning back right after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> braking right now at 5:00 the trump administration asking the supreme court to weigh in on its efforts to reinstate the president's travel ban hours after the president decides to withdraw the u.s. from a global climate change pact. >> live look outside on this friday june 2nd. get ready for a gorgeous start weather-wise. we'll have a your forecast and a check of your roads in a moment. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm holly morris. not only is today friday it's also national doughnut day. i'm not quite sure why we don't currently have doughnuts since it's national doughnut day but it's early. there's still time. gary and erin are of course ready to celebrate but they have to work for those doughnut


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